Anderson will be skipped in the rotation in an attempt to keep his innings down for the remainder of the season. Nuno tosses seven scoreless innings in his first start with the Diamondbacks Tuesday after coming over from the Yankees in a trade.
Bonifacio has been sidelined sicne June 12 while recovering from an oblique strain. He has hit .261/.307/.340 with 13 stolen bases in 241 at-bats.
Anderson has been sidelined since mid-April while recovering from a broken finger, and with Yohan Flande returning to the minors earlier this week, the team appears ready to bring Anderson back into the fold. He owns a 3.60 ERA and 5:5 K:BB ratio in 15 innings.
Eaton is out of the lineup Saturday against the Indians due to soreness in his left wrist and right ankle, and manager Robin Ventura said he is likely to sit out Sunday's game as well. He will take the week off to rest during the All-Star break, before attempting to return to the lineup.
Alvarez was hammered in his last start, surrendering six earned runs in five innings, but he had only given up seven earned runs in his previous nine starts combined before the poor outing. He owns a 2.63 ERA and 73:22 K:BB ratio in 120 innings.
Manager Bo Porter announced that
Lindstrom, who is working his way back from a tendon injury in his ankle, tossed 30 pitches in the bullpen without issue. He also took some fielding practice, including covering first base, and the team reports it went well.
Lindstrom has been out since May 19 and is targeting a return in late August.
Niese was removed from his start on July 4 after just 12 pitches when a line drive struck him in his side before being placed on the disabled list with a shoulder strain. He owns a 2.96 ERA and 74:28 K:BB ratio in 103 1/3 innings.
Colon turned in a quality start in his last outing after giving up five earned runs in two straight starts. He owns a 3.99 ERA and 89:17 K:BB ratio in 121 2/3 innings.